fight for (someone or something)

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fight for (someone or something)

1. To fight in honor of someone or something. Many of the men who left to fight for their country did not live to return to it.
2. To struggle to gain or secure someone or something. If you're in love with Vanessa, then you need to fight for your girl. Many civil rights pioneers fought for the end of segregation.
See also: fight

fight for someone or something

to go to battle for the benefit of someone or something; to go to battle in the name of someone or something. They all went off to fight for their country. The soldiers fought for the queen and the survival of the empire. I guess I will have to learn to fight for my rights.
See also: fight
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Smith, the WBO super-welterweight champion, wants three fights this year and believes the current IBF welterweight champion is the perfect fight for him and the paying public.
Montrell: Follower, starts fights then tells his older brother so he can finish off the fight for him.